Monthly Archives: February 2016

Going Places Network – Dress for Success

2016 The Going Places Network by sjo_1

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by | February 25, 2016 · 3:59 PM

Old Navy Hiring Event – 2/27/16


Old Navy is holding a HIRE DAY on February 27th at 8085 Giacosa Place. We are looking for candidates for both the Wolfchase location and Poplar location! The event will be held for both locations at the Wolfchase store!

Apply online at

Search for the location you want (Poplar Plaza or The Commons) under Old Navy, Memphis TN

We are looking for logistics (shipment and signage team starting at 5am), morning, and mid day availability.

Sessions are at the following times:

  • 1pm-2pm
  • 2pm-3pm
  • 3pm-4pm
  • 4pm-5pm
  • 6pm-7pm


No need to call! Just apply and show up!

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Touch, Talk, Play,Read -Early Brain Development Program

Early Brain Development: 

What Every Parent Needs to Know


The Urban Child Institute

On February 24th and March 2nd from 3:45 – 5:15pm,

join the Urban Child Institute for a workshop

on early brain development.

February 24th and March 2nd at 3:45-5:15 p.m. 

Poplar White Station Library

5094 Poplar Avenue

Memphis, TN 38117

Please call Kia Armstrong at 415-2777 to reserve your place!

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Latest City of Memphis Job Postings

Enclosed are the City of Memphis job opportunities for Wednesday, February 24, 2016:

  • WTP Operations Supervisor                        Public Works
  • WTP Maintenance Manager                        Public Work
  • Compensation Analyst                                 Human Resources


Durational Register

  • General Clerk B             Police Services / Radio Maintenance

Click HERE for more details and to apply.


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New Workforce Development Program – C.L.I.M.B.

The River Community Services Agency Inc. presents a new workforce development program C.L.I.M.B. (Creating Lifetime Independence Moving Barriers) Initiative. The mission of C.L.I.M.B. is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities by promoting career and economic growth.


As part of the River’s new commitment to assist local residents in obtaining employment, the River is pleased to announce a series of in-person workshops beginning Tuesday February 23, 2016 at 10A.M in the O.D. Family Life Center at 3560 S. Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109.


Our workshops will focus on preparing job seekers for the current workforce. Participants will receive detailed materials about the topics presented and hands-on practice sessions with members of the community.

Topics include:

  • Résumé and Cover Letter Development
  • Interview Skills
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Dressing for Success on an Interview

We also sponsor and provide:

  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Resume Assistance
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Job fairs, including Industry-Specific Fairs


For more information about the program email

Also, to register for the program, please complete attached registration form or contact us at 901-789-4570.

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Staff Line Job Fairs – Tuesdays in March

Staffline March Fairs

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by | February 23, 2016 · 4:00 PM

Excel Center – Adult High School

goodwill excel

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SSA Ticket to Work Webinar 2/24/16

Are you a Social Security disability beneficiary? Do you want to make more money through work? Ticket to Work can provide the support you need to achieve financial independence.

Join us on February 24, 2016, for the latest WISE webinar. We will be presenting information on Social Security programs and rules that may apply to you, including details about Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Section 503 is a regulation that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against people with disabilities and requires these employers to take action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain more people with disabilities. The presentation will include information on:

  • What Section 503 changes mean for Social Security disability beneficiaries;
  • Tips for self-identification during the application and hiring process; and
  • Tips on how demonstrate your skills and abilities at a virtual job fair.

Register Here:

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Schneider CDL Hiring Event 2/26/16


RSVP by Wednesday, February 24 to attend. Call (901)636-7978 or email

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Graceland Job Fair 2/23/16

Graceland is hosting a job fair Tuesday, February 23 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Graceland Plaza, located at 3765 Elvis Presley Boulevard.

Seasonal and part-time positions are open for the following positions:

Food and Beverage
Ticket Office
Tour Operations
Room Attendants
Cash Control

Source: WMC Action News 5

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Job Openings with St. John’s Community Services



TN Support Specialist Day (Bartlett)

TN Support Specialist, Residential (Bartlett)  


Individual provides direct support to individuals with disabilities in developing and/or maintaining skills that will enhance the quality of their lives in the community; assists with personal care and daily routines occurring in community training sites.

Qualifications Needed:

  1. High school diploma or G.E.D. required; Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred;
  2. Two or more years related experience working with persons with disabilities preferred; Experience in community based programs a plus;
  3. Valid health certificate that meets the requirements for the jurisdiction(s) in which the employee works;
  4. Must meet SJCS and funding jurisdiction current requirements for criminal background/records check;
  5. Valid state-issued driver’s license with current driving record in good standing required.

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Building a Strong Workforce in Whitehaven – 2/23/16

WIN Whitehaven


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Material Handler I – Toshiba America Business Solutions

Material Handler I
(Second Shift 11:30am to 8:00pm)
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of office product solutions, has an opportunity available for a Material Handler to join our warehouse facility in Memphis, Tennessee.
Responsibilities include:
  • Palletize/shrink wrap orders, pick orders and loading
  • LPN shipping process and verifying
  • Use the Kewill shipping system and Oracle WMS to track orders
  • Efficiently operate material handling equipment such as clamp trucks, hand trucks, handheld scanners and computer terminals
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area while adhering to all safety rules and following established procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Experience in the material handling function
  • Demonstrated ability to speak, read and write English
  • Proven ability to continuously lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Working knowledge of computerized warehouse systems
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a forklift

Please click HERE to apply.

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

“M/F/D/V — EOE”

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Pool Construction Openings – Advanced Pools

Work: Construction of pools

Payment: $10-$15 based on experience

Hours: Full-time

Work site: Advanced Pools, Inc Atoka Tn. 901 837-7867

How to apply:

Email: or

Apply in person  at 201 Commercial Dr. Atoka, Tn 38004 No phone calls!

Looking for people who want to work for the construction of swimming pools (gunite, vinyl and fiberglass pools).

Candidate with experience in plumbing, concrete and/or masonry is a plus.

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Job Openings via Surge Staffing

Looking for a job that you can start today? Surge Staffing has a variety of jobs available for immediate placement.  Starting pay is $8.00/hr.

  • 1st – 7am-3pm
  • 2nd – 3pm-11pm
  • 3rd – 11pm-7am

Apply in person Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

6094 Appletree Dr, Suite 9

Memphis TN 38115



  • Applicants must be over 18 years old
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Bring 2 valid forms of ID (Driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, certificate of citizenship, social security card etc.) to complete the hiring process.


Please call (901) 300-0049 for more information.

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